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As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa demonstrated, a core responsibility of public health research is new knowledge on the prevention, control, and treatment of infectious diseases.

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Faculty in Infectious Disease

Andrea Howard
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Bruce Levin
Professor
Biostatistics
Cassie Landers
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Elaine Larson
Professor Emerita
Epidemiology
Jeffrey Fagan
Professor
Epidemiology
Jasmine McDonald
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
James Colgrove
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Jessica Justman
Associate Professor
Medicine (in Epidemiology and ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Jeffrey Shaman
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences (in the International Research Institute for Climate and Society/Earth Institute)
Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Moise Desvarieux
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Mady Hornig
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Maureen Miller
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Melissa Stockwell
Associate Professor
Pediatrics and Population and Family Health
Nischay Mishra
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In the Center for Infection and Immunity) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Neil Schluger
Adjunct Professor
Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Paul Wilson
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Quarraisha Abdool Karim
Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ronald Bayer
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Robert Klitzman
Professor
Psychiatry (in Sociomedical Sciences) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Renata Schiavo
Senior Lecturer
Sociomedical Sciences
Rachel Moresky
Associate Professor
Heilbrunn Population and Family Health
Srikesh Arunajadai
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Biostatistics
Susan Michaels-Strasser
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Scott Hammer
Harold C. Neu Professor of Infectious Diseases (In Medicine) and Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Salim Abdool Karim
Caprisa Professor for Global Health
in Epidemiology
Stephen Morse
Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Thomas Briese
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
W. Ian Lipkin
Director
NIAID Center for Research in Diagnostics and Discovery
Wafaa El-Sadr
University Professor, Dr. Mathilde Krim-amfAR Chair of Global Health
Epidemiology (In ICAP)
Xinhua Liu
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Wan Yang
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Tiffany Harris
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Chloe Teasdale
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Ellen Morrison
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Max O'Donnell
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
Annika Sweetland
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences (In Psychiatry)
Micaela Martinez
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Nina Schwalbe
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health
Andrea Low
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Matthew Lamb
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Xiaoyu Che
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics (In the Center for Infection and Immunity) at the Columbia University Medical Center
S. Patrick Kachur
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Daniel Freedberg
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
Rupak Shivakoti
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Sen Pei
Associate Research Scientist
Environmental Heath Sciences
Abigail Greenleaf
Lecturer
Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health
Dustin Duncan
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Jonathan Epstein
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology

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Just Published

Bayer, R., & Castro, K.G. (2017). Tuberculosis Elimination in the United States - The Need for Renewed Action. New England Journal of Medicine. View abstract.

Metsch, L.S., Feaster, D.J., Gooden, L., Matheson, T., ... del Rio, C., (2016). Effect of Patient Navigation With or Without Financial Incentives on Viral Suppression Among Hospitalized Patients With HIV Infection and Substance Use. JAMA. View abstract. 

Bacharacha, E., Mishrab, N., Brieseb, T. ... Lipkin, W.I. (2016). Characterization of a Novel Orthomyxo-like Virus Causing Mass Die-Offs of Tilapia. mBio. View abstract

Rabkin, M., Fouad, F.M. & El-Sadr, W.M. (2016). Addressing chronic diseases in protracted emergencies: Lessons from HIV for a new health imperative. Global Public Health. View abstract.